The Rushmore Report – Trump’s Biggest 2020 Challenge May Come from This Man

As President Trump looks toward reelection in 2020, he will have his eye on the likes of Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and maybe even Oprah Winfrey. I’m sure the Republican Party is already gathering opposition research on each of these Democratic rivals. But it may be that Trump’s biggest challenge will come from […]

The Rushmore Report – ‘Trump Is not a Racist’ Says MLK’s Niece

When President Trump made his disparaging remarks about certain foreign countries, the media did what they always do. They played the race card. If a minority bombed the Capitol Building and Trump criticized his actions, he would be tagged a racist. But guess who has come to his defense? That would be Alveda King, the […]

The Rushmore Report – Trump Profanity, Other Presidents’ Profanity, and a President’s Cussing Bird

The top news about President Trump in the media this week was not his meeting with Congressional leaders or foreign dignitaries, but his alleged potty mouth. Let’s assume he spoke the curse words only one man in the room heard him say. Does that separate him from other presidents? Surprisingly, no. Here’s a list of […]

The Rushmore Report – Four Problems with Oprah’s Speech

On Sunday evening, Oprah Winfrey received the Cecille B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. She proceeded to launch into an emotional speech about the power of women to fight back against sexism and sexual malfeasance – a speech that led to widespread celebration in Hollywood. But there are four problems that jumped out from her speech. […]

The Rushmore Report: Dem’s Worst Nightmare – Middle Class Is Doing Well

It’s a sad day when one of America’s two major political parties is rooting against the middle class. But that is the position staked out by the party that has built its reputation on being the champion of the middle class – the Democrats. Case in point – Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO). One of the […]

The Rushmore Report: Ten Bold Predictions for 2018

We enter a new year with much uncertainty in the world. But with fear and trepidation, I will offer ten predictions for 2018. I’m doing the predictions, so I get to pick the categories. I will not offer predictions for the Grammys, for example, because, like most Americans, I don’t care. So here we go. […]

The Rushmore Report: Is the Media Really Unfair to Trump? Here’s the Data

President Trump and his supporters have been complaining about the media’s incessant attack on his administration. They say the media ignores the good news – economic growth, low unemployment, higher home ownership, defeat of ISIS, etc. They say the media is a puppet of the Democratic Party. Is the criticism valid? The data is in […]